Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
February 2023 Archive
Vivli: A Data Repository for Clinical Data
Posted On: Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 15:22 by Lesley Skalla, Ph.D.
Now that the new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy is in effect, researchers are taking a closer look at their options for where to deposit their data once the research project is complete. Indeed, the new policy requires researchers to prospectively plan for where they will share their data when they apply for NIH funding. If you work with human participant data and need a controlled access repository, Vivli may be a good option!
Vivli is a global clinical research data-sharing platform that focuses on sharing anonymized individual participant-level data. The platform includes a controlled access data repository, search engine, and secure research environment…MORE
Categories: Explore Tools
Posted On: Monday, February 20, 2023 - 17:42 by Katherine Smith
The Duke Medical Center Library & Archives are in the middle of a yearlong trial of VisualDx that began in July 2022. As we continue to evaluate whether to subscribe to VisualDx in the future, we would like to hear about your experience with this resource. Please take a moment to share your feedback. All responses will be used internally, and your NetID will not be associated with your responses. We appreciate your help!
Changes to the AAMC Faculty Salary Report
Posted On: Friday, February 10, 2023 - 09:40 by Sarah Cantrell
The AAMC released its annual Faculty Salary Report, but are no longer making a print version available. Unfortunately, the AAMC is not currently offering an institutional subscription opportunity for libraries that would provide everyone at Duke with access. As a result, individuals will have to purchase their own electronic access.
What does this mean for you?
If you are looking for current salary data, you will need to purchase your own access to the AAMC Faculty Salary Report from the AAMC Store. The cost is $50 for AAMC members, faculty and staff at member institutions (Duke is a member), and for residents/fellows. For sales support, including accessing member…MORE
Categories: Resource Updates
New Open Access Publishing Agreement with PLOS
Posted On: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 22:37 by Li Ma
Duke University Libraries and the Duke Medical Center Library & Archives have entered into a two-year publishing agreement with PLOS, a non-profit scientific Open Access publisher with global reach. This agreement provides authors affiliated with Duke University, Duke Health, and Duke Kunshan University with unlimited, no-fee publishing in all twelve PLOS journals. Coverage includes articles accepted between January 3, 2023 and December 31, 2024, with all published articles being immediately Open Access and free to read for everyone.
The PLOS agreement will expand publishing opportunities for all Duke authors by eliminating expensive Article-Processing-Charges (APC), which are usually paid by authors and range from $800 to $5,300 per article for PLOS journals. Duke…MORE
Categories: Explore Tools, Resource Updates